[ US /əˈfɛkʃən/ ]
[ UK /ɐfˈɛkʃən/ ]
NOUN
  1. a positive feeling of liking
    he had trouble expressing the affection he felt
    the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home
    the child won everyone's heart
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How To Use affection In A Sentence

  • Yet, there are times when I wonder if my love is misplaced, if I should temper my affection.
  • To wake up with her belly-up and demanding affection is to have your heart explode with the kind of joy that compels some people into a life of large-scale oil painting.
  • It was a day for the children who were special in some way and also for their loving parents who showered them with constant attention and unbounded affection.
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  • It nearly brought a tear to my eye when I saw thousands of screaming fans watching a bunch of (and I use the term affectionately) nerds out there doing their thing. Sun Bloggers
  • Physical touch, affection, and the messiness of caring for an uncoordinated person did not come easily.
  • The first hand-held phones, affectionately known as "bricks", were still big and bulky, only made voice calls, and cost more than $4000.
  • I watched as my heart hungered for the same affection. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Dad
  • An affectionate arm around the shoulders, a warm and reassuring hug, a gentle touch upon the arm, even just an understanding glance, are enough to drive away the blues and kindle hope in a heart beset with workaday cares.
  • I have a special affection for moths. Times, Sunday Times
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